Brainstorming Your Presentation
The very first step when working on a presentation is to brainstorm what you're actually going to be speaking about. But how, exactly, do you brainstorm, and how do you do it in an effective way? Brainstorming Your Presentation has the answers, the how-tos, and the tools.
In the introduction to Presenting for Geeks, I wrote:
Writing down what you know about a topic and what you consider important (in other words brainstorming) is actually a good way to start preparing for a presentation.
While the book did go into a little more detail, it took me a while to realise that many people are still struggling with this first but important step for their presentation. How do you brainstorm effectively? Are there any tools and techniques that you can use? And what, exactly, does it even mean to brainstorm?
Brainstorming Your Presentation delivers the answers to these questions. As the title suggests, it focusses on helping you brainstorm when you're working on a presentation.
The book has two parts. In the first part, you'll learn how to brainstorm for a presentation, and how to do it effectively. The second part discusses examples, how-tos, and tools that will help you brainstorm in a modern world.
Also includes a guest article by Andreas Zeitler, CEO of zCasting 3000, on mind mapping.
"Ever wondered how to sort out your great ideas? Then read 'Brainstorming Your Presentation'" -- Timo Antony